Explore the Mornington Peninsula this long weekend

05 June 2024

The Mornington Peninsula is the place to be on a long weekend. There is a buzz around the townships with new faces, old faces and a general air of excitement.

Whether in the heart of Summer, for a football game or a horse race, the three-day weekend is appreciated by many. And Winter is no exception!

This Kings Birthday Weekend the Mornington Peninsula is going to be flush with places and events to be explored.

We’ve done the research for you and provide our top 5 suggestions for your weekend to-do list!



The ‘Taste Sorrento’ Winter Festival is running for the entire month of June. Get a taste of Sorrento as you enjoy delicious meals, stunning wines, walk the markets and explore the many events on offer.

To view the event program click here: Taste Sorrento



Whilst we’re talking Sorrento, Hotel Sorrento will transform into a winter wonderland with its Retro Snow Party on Saturday 8th June.

They tell us it will be an “unforgettable weekend”. Dress code is snow gear and the best dressed will win a Better Beer Snow Board.

For more info, visit their website here:

Hotel Sorrento Snow Party



Mornington is going to be bringing the tunes this weekend!

The Winter Music Festival is running over the entire weekend 7th to 10th June and is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year.

There are a number of venues involved, and Main Street closes to traffic on Sunday 9th for a fun-filled Street Program.

For more information on the artists and venues involved, view the full program here:

Mornington Winter Music Festival



The Blue Moon Artist Collective is a temporary space showcasing over 30 artists from the Mornington Peninsula, including paintings, photography, sculpture, ceramics, prints, and jewellery.

This long weekend they are open each day from 10am to 4pm and are also hosting two events open to the public:

Talks with the Artists – Saturday 8th June from 3pm to 5pm

An intimate afternoon where you can come and hear our artists talk about their artworks and their art practices.

Drinks with the Artists - Sunday 9th June from 2.30pm to 5.30pm.

Come join our artists for a Sunday arvo session with local drinks, nibbles and live music.

Blue Moon Artist Collective is located at 169 Shoreham Road, Red Hill South.

For more info, visit their website here: Blue Moon Collective

And finally to round out our top 5, we have...



From Friday 7th June through to Monday 10th June, experience a four-day celebration of unforgettable wine and food, with over 41 Peninsula Wineries participating.

Enjoy the showcase exhibition and tasting on Saturday 8th June from 11am to 4pm in The Pavilions at Red Hill Showgrounds.

Top the weekend off by tasting your way around the Peninsula exploring stunning cellar doors.

For more information on the events and participating wineries, visit the website here:

MP Winter Wine Weekend


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